Getting ready to sketchnote Monday’s WWDC keynote

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iPad Pro with WWDC Time sketchnote displayed
Are you ready for Apple’s annual developer conference?
Photo: Andy McNally/Cult of Mac

All next week, illustrator and senior UX/UI designer
Andy McNally will be
sketchnoting Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference for us,
starting with the big keynote on Monday.

It
is time to get ready for the 2017 WWDC. What should I pack?
What pens should I bring? OK, maybe I’m the only one who has to
think about what pens and colored markers I need to bring.
However, it is critical to remember all of the chargers and
cables for our Apple devices.

Practice

WWDC Time sketchnote with markers on paperSketching out
the Adventure Time-themed concept for my pre-WWDC
sketchnote.
Photo: Andy McNally/Cult of Mac
In this sketchnote, I’m just capturing my own thoughts, rather
than a live event. Having the luxury of more time means that I
could create a concept for the sketchnote on my iPad Pro using
the Tayasui Sketches
iOS app (Tayasui also offers a Mac app now).


Using the
iPad allowed me to practice what I wanted to sketch first, and
also to rearrange the items if I did not like the position or
spacing. Practice really helps prepare for sketchnoting an
event in real time.

Vector sketchnotes

The final version of a pre-WWDC sketchnote, done in Adobe Illustrator Draw.The final version of my pre-WWDC
sketchnote, done in Adobe Illustrator Draw.
Image: Andy McNally/Cult of Mac
I later went back and created a digital version on my iPad Pro
using Adobe
Illustrator Draw
to see if I could give the sketchnote a
little more of an Adventure
Time
feel and vibe, since the note is an homage to the
cartoon’s opening theme song.


Source: appleact.com
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